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Cystopteris fragilis
Cystopteris fragilis
Photographer: Steve Matson

ID: 0000 0000 1105 0591 (2005-11-12)

Copyright © 2005 Steve Matson

  • date of photo  Nov 9, 2005
  • latitude 39.22570   longitude -120.26140     View on Google Maps.
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Matson Photo Lab;7660 North Ave. Kings Beach, Placer Co. CA
  • plant's place of origin   Pole Creek, southwest of Truckee, north of Squaw Valley: upper region of basin app 1mile NW of Silver Peak (Placer County, California, US)
  • family Woodsiaceae
  • notes   specimen collected by Steve Matson #1457
  • camera   Canon EOS D60
  • contributor's ID #  DryopteridaceaeAthyrium alpestre var. americanum4-5033.jpg
  • photo category: Plant - fern

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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Patrick Alexander    Aug 15, 2006

    Action: changed name from "Athyrium alpestre var. americanum" to "Cystopteris fragilis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Athyrium alpestre has more finely dissected leaves and exindusiate sori, whereas the hood-shaped sori indicative of Cystopteris are clearly visible."

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